The nation’s largest gun-rights group, which officially opens its meeting of about 70,000 people Friday in Indianapolis, wants Congress to require that concealed weapons permits issued in one state be recognized everywhere, even when the local requirements differ.
“The use of an image taken from the president’s visit to Colorado to meet with us after our children were killed in the Aurora theater shooting is an utter disgrace. And to insinuate the somber expressions were for anything other than their compassionate response to our heartbreak is beyond unconscionable,” the parents of four victims said in a statement. “Americans for Prosperity is exploiting our tragedy for political gain and this ad should be pulled from the air immediately.”
“This kind of change doesn’t happen overnight,” said Dan Gross, president of the Brady Campaign to Prevent Gun Violence.
“I can’t believe people would bring a pistol, a gun, to a movie,” Cummings said. “I can’t believe they would argue and fight and shoot one another over popcorn. Over a cellphone.”
“The gun lobby still has enormous power in Washington — more, frankly, than I thought they still had,” said Sen. Chris Murphy, D-Conn., who represented Newtown last year while in the House.
A total of seven landline calls from inside the school to Newtown police are expected to be released
“In cases of confidential source information, the privilege is absolute,” Winter’s attorney Dori Hanswirth said of New York’s law. “It was designed to be very strong.”
Washoe County School District police revealed Tuesday that the seventh-grader brought the 9 mm semi-automatic Ruger handgun from his home, but authorities were still working to determine how he obtained it
SPARKS, Nev. | Students at a Nevada middle school were filing off buses and reuniting with friends on the playground after a weeklong vacation when the pop of gunfire shattered the morning calm. Children fled the campus for their lives before the first bell rang. Police said a Sparks Middle School student was the lone […]